The ICC today affirmed Sri Lanka’s matches in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, which sees the 1996 title holders, play their nine alliance coordinates in five urban areas. The 10-group competition, to be played on a solitary class design with the best four advancing to the semi-finals, will keep running from 30 May to 14 July crosswise over 11 scenes of England and Wales.
Sri Lanka will go head to head New Zealand in their opening match on 1 June in Cardiff and after that go up against Afghanistan at a similar scene three days after the fact. They will then move to Bristol, where they will meet Asian opponents Pakistan and Bangladesh on 7 and 11 June, individually.
Sri Lanka has just shy of 50 for every penny achievement rate at the World Cup, having won 35 matches and lost 35 matches. They were associated with a tied match, while two others match finished in no-comes about.
Aside from winning the 1996 competition in the subcontinent, Sri Lanka has included in the finals of the 2007 and 2011 occasions. They fit the bill for the semi-finals in 2003, while their solitary quarter-last appearance was in Australia and New Zealand in 2015. In the other six competitions, they have neglected to advance past the gathering stages.
Sri Lanka has turned into the eighth and last group to procure an immediate capability into the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, after West Indies’ annihilation against England in the main ODI at Old Trafford.
West Indies’ seven-wicket crush the previous evening implies that they can’t advance of Sri Lanka (86 focuses) by September 30, the cutoff a check for coordinate passage. The Caribbean side (78 focuses in the ODI Team Rankings) can even now meet all requirements for the World Cup by competing in the best two of one year from now’s World Cup Qualifier, an ICC discharge said.
Sri Lanka, the 1996 champions, join has England, India, Australia, Bangladesh, New Zealand, Pakistan and South Africa for the ICC’s show-stopper occasion. “It’s a well-known fact that we have been experiencing an extreme time, however, I need to state a major, enormous thank you to our fans who have kept confidence with us when things looked disheartening,” Sri Lanka’s ODI chief Upul Tharanga was cited as saying in an ICC discharge.
“ICC occasions have dependably drawn out the enchantment in Sri Lanka cricket, and I anticipate demonstrating that indeed. We have a reasonable arrangement toward the World Cup, and we will buckle down at accomplishing each progression.” The West Indies will now advance to the 10-group Qualifier, where they will be joined by the last three sides in ODI Rankings – Afghanistan, Zimbabwe and Ireland – and additionally the best four sides from the ICC World Cricket League Championship and the best two sides from the ICC World Cricket League Division.
Another portion from Sri Lanka’s generation line of unconventional spinners, Akila Dananjaya started a discussion when he was picked in the fundamental squad for the 2012 World Twenty20, notwithstanding failing to have played an expert match in his life. Ready to convey a leg break, googly, carrom ball, doosra and a stock offspinner with bewildering control, he had inspired Mahela Jayawardene to such an extent as a net bowler at a Sri Lanka hone session that Jayawardene asked for he is optimized to the national squad.
An amazing left-arm spinner from Srilanka, Amila Aponso is one of Sri Lanka’s better finger-turning spinners in Sri Lankan cricket history. Alum of St. Sebastian’s College, Moratuwa, Aponso started his top-notch vocation at Colts Cricket Club, however, it was at Ragama that he rose to noticeable quality. He asserted 31 top notch wickets at a normal of 20.9 in the 2015 season and was remunerated with a place in Sri Lanka A squad to New Zealand, soon thereafter.
Quick bowler Nuwan Pradeep didn’t play with a cricket ball till he was 20 however under three years after the fact he was in Sri Lanka’s Test squad. He won a pace challenge in 2007, awing the headhunters in a delicate ball occasion, and was sent straight to Sri Lanka Cricket’s institute. He follows in the Sri Lankan convention of free thinker bowlers with unusual activities. Like Lasith Malinga, he has a throwing activity and has pained numerous batsmen in household cricket with his pace, created from a long run-up.
A balanced, assaulting left-gave opener prepared to some degree at Sinhalese Sports Club, Danushka Gunathilaka was culled from the local framework to a great extent on potential, and drafted into Sri Lanka’s A group for the voyage through New Zealand in mid-2015. He urged that trek, hitting two keen fifties from four innings, to complete as the group’s second-most elevated run-scorer.
He is the right-arm quick bowler, with amazing speed and swing. Suranga Lakmal was first spotted by Sri Lanka Cricket’s quick knocking down some pins mentors. They nearly observed his advance to Richmond College and after that to the Tamil Union group whom he speaks to in residential cricket. What awed the mentors about Lakmal was his tallness and capacity to get ricochet and swing at a young age.
Kushal Janith Perera
Had of a short backlift, intense lower arms and steady wicked mindedness, left-gave batsman Kushal Janith Perera’s batting isn’t simply roused by his saint Sanath Jayasuriya’s strategy, now and again, it appears correct copy.
Like Jayasuriya, he has a second ability – however, it is wicketkeeping as opposed to moderate left-arm, and he was a piece of Sri Lanka’s Under-19 groups before he joined Colts Cricket Club as a senior. At Colts, Perera rapidly starts producing a profession established on hostility and unwavering quality in a balance of, and after two seasons, Sri Lanka’s selectors could never again disregard him.
There are some other players who is going to participate in the upcoming ICC event are Chandimal for sure, Dickwella for sure, Mathews, S Silva, Udawatte, and Chameera.